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What Color Is Your Parachute 2002: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career-Changers (What Color Is Your Parachute)

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For nearly 30 years, What Color Is Your Parachute? has been the guiding light for those in pursuit of satisfying and fulfilling employment. This year's edition has been completely revised and rewritten and is designed to work in conjunction with the book's Web site. At the heart of Bolles's formula for finding the right job are two questions: What do you want to do? Where ...more
Hardcover, 432 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by Ten Speed Press
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Alyssa
Sep 16, 2010 Alyssa rated it it was ok
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I find this book vastly over-rated.

I got it my Sr. year of college, at the recommendation of an academic advisor (the need for which I also found to be highly over-rated), and it did nothing for me. Yes, I ended up in an industry I LOVED, in a job that fit me well, but with no thanks to this book. It taught me nothing about myself I didn't already know and gave me little useful knowledge to go about my job hunt.

I suppose it could prove quite useful for someone who 1) lacks an intuitive introspe
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Joanna
Extremely helpful! Really liked the exercises at the back.
Lori Grant
A must-read book on job hunting and resumes in managing your career.
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Apr 08, 2008 Mama rated it really liked it
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I think it is a great book for everyone, but especially for those changing a career or looking for a job.
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Dick Bolles, more formally known as Richard Nelson Bolles, was a former Episcopal clergyman, a member of high-IQ society Mensa, and the author of the best-selling job-hunting book, What Color is Your Parachute? The book remained on The New York Times best-seller list for more than a decade and has sold over 10 million copies.
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